What to Bring

Things to bring when moving into your assigned residence hall room:
Prior to moving in to your residence hall, we would like to remind you that Northwest does not assume any legal obligation to pay for loss or damage to a student’s personal property if it occurs in its buildings or on its grounds, prior to, during, or subsequent to the period of the student’s residence on-campus.  It is encouraged that the student or the student’s parents carry appropriate insurance to cover such losses


Apartments: (Benton, Desoto, Marshall, Tallahatchie)

Kitchen Items:
  • Cleaning supplies for the kitchen, (dish washing liquid, dish towels, sponges or rags) broom, dust pan, mop, mop bucket, all purpose cleaner and/or other cleaning supplies
  • Trash can, trash bags
  • Glasses, cups, microwave safe plates, containers, dish rack or towels for drying dishes
  • Approved appliances such as: Crock pots, coffee makers, small grilling machines (George Foreman).
Bathroom Items:
  • Toilet paper
  • Shower curtains, shower mat
  • Cleaning supplies (toilet brush, cleanser, etc)
  • Personal Toiletries (soap, shampoo, deodorant, etc)
Other items:
  • Bed linens (twin extra long), pillow, blankets, comforter
  • Towels, wash cloths
  • Alarm clock,  TV (coaxial cable), radio, lamp, computer (Ethernet cord)
  • Trash can, trash bags, area rug, vacuum, flash light.
Tallahatchie residents – this residence hall does NOT have living room furnishings, students may choose to bring a sofa, chair, floor or table lamp, small kitchen table, and chairs, etc.

Suites (Bobo, Gainey, Panola) 

Bathroom Items:
  • Toilet paper
  • Shower curtains (Bobo only), shower mat
  • Cleaning supplies (toilet brush, cleanser, etc)
  • Personal Toiletries (soap, shampoo, deodorant, etc)
Other items:
  • Bed linens (twin/extra long), pillow, blankets, comforter
  • Towels, wash cloths
  • Alarm clock,  TV (coaxial cable), radio, lamp, computer (Ethernet cord)
  • Trash can, trash bags, area rug, flash light.
  • Spring rods for curtains (36” x 80”), personal items such as pictures and posters.  (nails, tacks, screws, etc. are not permitted; please use an adhesive that will not pull paint of the wall) Cleaning supplies: such as broom, dustpan, mop, vacuum, rags, and multipurpose cleaning product.
  • Approved appliances such as: Crock pots, coffee makers, small grilling machines (George Foreman’s), small refrigerator (no bigger than 4.5 cubic feet).

Traditional Style Residence Halls (Quitman & Taylor)

  • Bed linens (twin/extra long), pillow, blankets, comforter
  • Towels, wash cloths
  • Alarm clock, TV (coaxial cable), radio, lamp, computer (Ethernet cord)
  • Trash can, trash bags, area rug, and flashlight
  • Spring rods for curtains (36” x 80”), personal items such as pictures and posters.  (nails, tacks, screws, etc. are not permitted; please use an adhesive that will not pull paint of the wall)
  • Cleaning supplies: such as broom, dustpan, mop, vacuum, rags, and multipurpose cleaning product.
  • Approved appliances such as: Crock pots, coffee makers, small grilling machines (George Foreman’s), small refrigerator (no bigger than 4.5 cubic feet).
  • House coat, robe, or other cover-up and slippers, house shoes, or flip flops to be worn to and from the bathroom.
  • Shower caddy or bucket to carry all toiletries to and from the bathroom.